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<glsa id="200704-09">
<title>xine-lib: Heap-based buffer overflow</title>
xine-lib is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow.
<product type="ebuild">xine-lib</product>
<announced>April 14, 2007</announced>
<revised>April 14, 2007: 01</revised>
<package name="media-libs/xine-lib" auto="yes" arch="x86">
<unaffected range="ge">1.1.4-r2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.1.4-r2</vulnerable>
xine-lib is the core library package for the xine media player.
xine-lib does not check boundaries on data being read into buffers from
DMO video files in code that is shared with MPlayer
<impact type="normal">
An attacker could entice a user to play a specially crafted DMO video
file with a player using xine-lib, potentially resulting in the
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
There is no known workaround at this time.
All xine-lib users on the x86 platform should upgrade to the latest
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-libs/xine-lib-1.1.4-r2&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2007-1246</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 22 Mar 2007 17:27:51 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 02 Apr 2007 15:54:20 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 03 Apr 2007 22:28:59 +0000">